AP Computer Science Myths

AP Computer Science Myths

Not sure what you’re signing up for? Don’t worry! We’ll address some common misconceptions about AP Computer Science A and show you how you’re more prepared than you think! Myth #1: Everyone else taking this class is an experienced coder. There...
AP Computer Science Myths

What is An Abstract Class?

🌄 Check out these other AP Computer Science A Resources: Learn about interfaces What is an abstract class? ❓ ​An abstract class is a “root” class that you can derive other classes from. You use them when there are several classes that will have similar...
AP Computer Science Myths

How to Read Code in Java

Once you recognize the frequent symbols used in Java, you’ll be a pro at understanding what’s happening in the code! Java Symbols to Know: 🏆 ==  compares the value on the left and the value on the right % gives you the remainder when the value on the left...
AP Computer Science Myths

How to Write Method Headers

Look at this chunk of code: 💻 public class Cats {    public int countNumFeet (int numCats)    {         return 4*numCats;    } ​    // There may be instance variables, constructors, and other methods not    // shown. } Can you identify the method header? 🤔...